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Mazonia Wildlife Area is a Lake in Grundy, Illinois.

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Mazonia State Fish and Wildlife Area consists of 1,017 acres and is located in Grundy County 3 miles southeast of Braidwood on Illinois Route 53 and Huston Road.

Fishing Description: 

The area contains more than 200 water impoundments ranging from 3/4 acre to 30 acres. The water area currently contains largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, green sunfish, crappie, channel catfish and bullhead. Additional species will be stocked as the site is developed.

Facilities and Parks: 

Minimal facilities currently are available, future development will include a paved access road to the main lakes, boat launches, ramps, parking lots and toilets.


Fishing closes ten days prior to the Central Waterfowl Zone season and reopen at the conclusion of the Upland Game season, or as the ice becomes safe.


Braidwood Lake can become very dangerous. Special precautions should be utilized. A wind warning system is in place by a flagpole located at the Cemetery Boat Ramp and the Kankakee Boat Ramp. The flag system displays predicted weather conditions for that day. Different colored flags will be raised to depict the weather conditions. The lake will be closed with 25 m.p.h. winds.

Boats with a minimum length of 14’ are recommended. Motor size is unlimited but a 40 m.p.h. speed limit is strictly enforced.

Directions to Lake: 

3 Miles south of Braidwood just off Rt. 53, and within easy access of I-55.

Mazonia Wildlife Area
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